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    USDA Awards Grants to Native Communities to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs


    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced June 21 that USDA is providing support to Native American communities in 18 states to help strengthen tribal business and create jobs. The funding is from USDA’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program, which promotes the development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas.

    Explosive Blaze in Williston, North Dakota in Industrial Fire


    Fireballs, explosions and thick black smoke blanketed parts of Williston, South Dakota as an oil supply company in the industrial part of town burst into flames late Tuesday.
    Williston, known for sky-high rents, leaky oil pipes and spills, and so-called man camps, is the main metropolis in the Bakken formation, where crude oil is extracted.

    He’s the Defender, and He’s Here to Rescue You [16 Pictures]


    Take a look at Andy Everson’s online presence — Facebook, Twitter and his official site — and you’ll see that he’s a man of three passions: His formline art, his K’omoks/Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw First Nations culture, and Star Wars. He has been known to combine all three, and he did so recently when he transformed a Stormtrooper costume into a piece he calls Defender.


    USDA Awards Grant to Nebraska Native American Community

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the USDA is providing support to a Nebraska Native American community to help strengthen tribal business and create jobs. The funding is from USDA’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program, which promotes the development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas.

    Divided heritage: Woman recalls growing up Native American and white

    A long, long time ago, a baby girl was born in Shields, North Dakota, and given two names. The women helping with the birth, including her grandmother, gave her a Native American name, the Lakota word meaning “Little Woman.” Her father, a white man, called her Ida Mae.

    Colleges aim to attract more Native American students

    Colleges are introducing new programs targeting prospective Native American students, hoping to show that higher education and their cultural identities can complement each other.

    Native American activists seek to eliminate ‘redface’

    It was one of those picture-worth-a-thousand-words moments. Robert Roche was at the Cleveland Indians’ home opener in April when he confronted a non-Native man in fake feathers, his face painted in grotesque homage to the team’s Chief Wahoo logo.

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    Cherokee Preservation Foundation is an independent nonprofit foundation established in 2000, focuses on cultural preservation, economic development, job creation, and environmental preservation. http://bit.ly/U5wPXM

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    Richard Henry Pratt and The Cultural assimilation of Native Americans http://bit.ly/1qkDDW6

    Little Wound (Lakota: Tȟaópi Čík’ala, 1835 – 1899) was a Oglala Lakota chief. Following the death of his brother, he became leader of the Kuinyan branch of the Kiyuksa band (Bear people). http://bit.ly/M35Ex8

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